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Kaine set to sign smoking ban into law Monday.

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In the moments after the House of Delegates finally passed a version of the smoking ban that he found palatable, Governor Tim Kaine told reporters that he was going to sign the bill in the “fastest drying ink I can find.”  Today, without much fanfare the Governor’s office released his plan to sign the bill into law Monday at an event held at a restaurant in Virginia Beach.

According to the release of his public schedule the Governor is expected to sign the bill in front of a health advocates, legislative patrons, and other stake holders.

The details of the event are below:

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Smoking Ban Bill Signings. Governor Kaine will be joined by health advocates, legislative patrons, and other stake holders as he signs legislation from the 2009 General Assembly session that bans smoking in restaurants throughout the Commonwealth.

When:  2:00 p.m.

Where:  Croc’s 19th Street Bistro
620 19th Street
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Written by Ryan Nobles

March 6, 2009 at 10:11 pm

Posted in General Assembly 2009

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